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A History of Abantu-Batho Newspaper 1912-1931

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Newspapers or publications by African people played a critical role in giving them an alternative space to articulate their views. The emergence of a number of publications in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century spearheaded by the emerging African elite was incorporated into the struggle for increased political rights. .. read more
There were several reasons why Johannesburg urgently needed a laundry service. Water was not easily obtainable ”” the nearest natural... read more
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Before the Europeans settled in the Cape in 1652, the indigenous economy was dominated by subsistence agriculture and hunting. Up to the... read more
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The Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) is a political party whose presence in the South African political landscape spans just over half a... read more
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This article uses images from the Wikipedia article "List of World Heritage Sites in Africa", which is released under the Creative Commons... read more
The “Bolton Hall Four” David Davis, David Hemson, Jeannette Cunningham-Brown and Halton Cheadle were banned for five years... read more
The adoption of the Freedom Charter by the Congress of the People was widely recognised both in South Africa and internationally as an... read more
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Mass mobilization of the 1950s culminated in the Sharpeville massacre on 21 March 1960. Soon thereafter the apartheid government banned the... read more
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On 5 June 1918 disaffected Afrikaners were brought together in a new organisation called Jong Suid-Afrika (Young South Africa). The... read more
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The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) was launched on 1 December 1985, at the height of the struggle against apartheid. As a... read more

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